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 Opinion    August 26, 2015 

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago Dave Marrs resiend his position as marshal of Elmer City on Monday. Marrs has had an on-again off-again relationship at Elmer City. After his hours were cut from 120 a month to 80 under...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    Community    August 26, 2015 

Bookstore open at dam's Visitor Center

Want a book about Grand Coulee Dam or the Nez Perce? If so, the Visitor Center at Grand Coulee Dam is a great place to go. The new "Discover Your Northwest" bookstore is located just within the lobby...

 
 Community    August 26, 2015 

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meets at Siam Palace for August The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, August 27, at noon at Siam Palace, Main St., Grand Coulee. General business including fire updates and Harvest Festival. Fire Dist. 1...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 26, 2015 

School buildings being readied for fire uses

Grand Coulee Dam school personnel have offered their buildings for use by firefighters and other fire needs. Superintendent Dennis Carlson said Tuesday that there is an 80 percent chance that the...

 
 School    August 26, 2015 

Welcome back night planned for school

Grand Coulee Dam School District students will have a “welcome back Raiders night” Thursday, Aug. 27, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The evening will allow elementary students to find out who their teacher is and get acquainted with their rooms. On the...

 
 Legals    August 26, 2015 

Legal Notices for August 26, 2015

Public Notice Town of Coulee Dam NOTICE OF CANCELLATION OF COUNCIL MEETING To the citizens of the Town of Coulee Dam, Washington, the Town Council of the Town of Coulee Dam, Washington will not conduct a Council Meeting on Wednesday, August 26,...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    Community    August 26, 2015 

Park service will pull in quilt show for centennial

The National Park Service here has landed a traveling quilt show for July 1-4, 2016, as part of a celebration of its 100th anniversary. Administrative Officer Janet Valen at the Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area said the traveling exhibit has...

 
 Community    August 26, 2015 

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee 8/17 - A person gave police a large plastic bag containing drugs and drug-smoking devices found in the roadway. The materials field-tested as methamphetamines and all materials were sent to the state crime lab for identification and poss...

 
 By Roger Lucas    News    August 26, 2015 

[Updated: 8-27, 10:45 a.m.] Two districts delay school for a week

Grand Coulee Dam School District Superintendent Dennis Carlson announced Wednesday that both he and Nespelem School District Superintendent Rich Stewart have agreed to delay the opening of their respective schools until Sept. 8. Both schools were...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    August 19, 2015

[UPDATED12:23 p.m. 8/19/15] North Star Fire threatens Nespelem

UPDATE 12:23 p.m. 8/19/15: New evacuation orders were just issued for Nespelem from the Mount Tolman Fire Center. Their information release follows: A LEVEL 1 EVACUATION: The LEVEL 1 Evacuation area...

 
 Opinion    August 19, 2015

Coulee Recollections

Twenty Years Ago Colville Pump and Supply Company will attempt to revive an old, unused water well on Palmer Avenue in Electric City. Heater problems at the Coulee Dam pool may force an early...

 
 Obituaries    August 19, 2015

Kenneth Reed "Kenny" Hearne

Kenneth Reed "Kenny" Hearne passed away Sunday, August 16, 2015, at Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center, Spokane, Washington, after complications from surgery. He was born August 19, 1976, in...

 
 Community    August 19, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meets at Siam Palace for August The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, August 20, at noon, at Siam Palace, Main St., Grand Coulee. Bob Valen will be speaking about El Niño. Local AA Meetings Confused in...

 
 Community    August 19, 2015

Saturday jammin'

The Grand Coulee Dam Senior Center enjoyed a good turnout for a fund raiser Saturday, where a crowd of 50 or so bought ice cream sundaes or nachos and listened to a group of musicians jam. From left,...

 
 Community    August 19, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 8/10 - Some juveniles were banned from a residence on “D” Street at the owner’s request. - A woman evicted from a trailer park on Mead Avenue made a 911 call, then later was charged with obstructing a police officer and resi...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 12, 2015

USBR delegates enforcement authority to Tribes

The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation has delegated authority to enforce federal laws on its lands within the exterior boundary of the Colville Reservation to certified Colville Tribal Police officers, the USBR announced last Wednesday. The bureau has sched...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 12, 2015

No takers on old school and land

The Grand Coulee Dam School District’s effort to sell Center School hit a snag last week when it failed to get a single bid. The old school building and the total of eight acres was put on the chopping block and advertised for sale in July with an...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    August 12, 2015

Local quilt shop owner publishes book

The owner of a local quilt shop has co-authored a quilt-making book published by the American Quilter's Society (AQS). You may remember Marlene Oddie's "Rosie's BOMb" quilt, which hung in the Grand Co...

 
 By Roger S Lucas    News    August 12, 2015

Lions Club turning 80

The Grand Coulee Dam Lions Club celebrates its 80th birthday this week. The international service club was founded here in 1935, with P.A. Bertrand its first president. The club now has about 15...

 
 Opinion    August 12, 2015

Coulee Recollections

Ten Years Ago GCD School District standardized test scores are higher this year, according to results released from the state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction. Rodney Bise retired from the Grand Coulee Volunteer Fire Department...

 
 Community    August 12, 2015

Meetings and Notices

Chamber Meets at Siam Palace for August The Grand Coulee Dam Area Chamber of Commerce will be meeting this Thursday, August 13, at noon, at Siam Palace, Main St., Grand Coulee. General business is on the agenda. Democrats to Meet The Okanogan County...

 
 Community    August 12, 2015

Coulee Cops

Grand Coulee Police 8/3 - USBR Plant Protection advised police that there was a dog kept in a van at the 230 kv switchyard. Police found a Bonneville Power Administration contractor who said he takes his dog swimming in the mornings, then runs him...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    August 5, 2015

No park levy vote coming

Voters will not be asked this fall to decide on paying taxes toward the maintenance of North Dam Park, leaders of the park district decided Monday. “I’d love to see us do a levy,” said Coulee Area Park and Recreation District Commissioner Phil...

 
 By Scott Hunter    News    August 5, 2015

Chamber, paper publish tips for living here

A committee focused on local economic development realized a goal last week with the publication of a new booklet that addresses the particulars of living in the Grand Coulee Dam Area. “Tips and Tricks to Life in the Grand Coulee Dam Area”...

 
 By Scott Hunter    Opinion    August 5, 2015

Temporary fix may be coming to end

That big piece of land that so many of us find useful — for walking, playing softball, picnicking, holding reunions and much more — needs to be maintained, and it’s not free. North Dam Park takes some $30,000 a year to maintain, and the communi...

 

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